MASTERTON William

Male 1875 - 1932  (57 years)


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  • Name MASTERTON William  [1
    Born 16 Feb 1875  Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    DESC Ship, flags and anchors on chest and other tattoo marks on both forearms. 2 vac left. scar on left leg from operation for varicose vein.  [4
    Eyes Blue  [4
    Hair Brown 
    HEIG 5 ft 6 1/2 ins  [4
    Occupation Royal Scots (1894); Rubberworker, Postal Clerk  [2, 5
    Census 1881  6 Marjoribanks Street, Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • aged 6
    Census 1891  Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • aged 16, possible
    Residence 3 Jun 1904  28 Dewars Close, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • aged 29
    Emigration 1911  British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1911  Morningside, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • aged 36, possible
    Cause of Death Heart Failure  [2
    Residence 21 Jan 1916  1808 3rd Ave, McLay ??, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • aged 38 years 10 months
    Died 12 Dec 1932  1967 Venables St., Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • aged 57yrs 9 mth 26 days, married
    Buried 15 Dec 1932  Ocean View Burial Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Soldier number S040
    Person ID I114  Mastertons from Bathgate (1)
    Last Modified 6 May 2011 

    Father MASTERTON James,   b. Bef 3 Apr 1845, Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1908, Saint Giles, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 63 years) 
    Mother DUFF Rebecca,   b. Bef 3 Apr 1846, Belfast, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Inveresk and Musselburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1871  Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SMITH Jessie,   b. Bef 3 Jun 1873,   d. 25 Oct 1934, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 61 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1904  6 Thistle Place, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Acc to Form and Rites of Church of Scotland George ?? MA, St Michael's Parish, Edinburgh James White Agnes Smith witnesses John Westford ? Registrar.
    Children 
     1. MASTERTON James,   b. 1904,   d. 20 Aug 1961, North Vancouver, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     2. MASTERTON George Ernest,   b. 1917,   d. 16 Dec 1973, Victoria, BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F76  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S51] Chart 1881 - 05, David Masterton.

    2. [S59] Masterton Death Cert, Charlotte Knapp.

    3. [S39] scotlandspeople, GROS.

    4. [S60] Attestation Paper for Canadian Expeditionary Force.

    5. [S58] William Masterton and Jessie Smith marriage certificate.

    6. [S47] 1881 British Census, (Church of LDS).

    7. [S54] 1911 Scotland Census.

    8. [S95] Robert Masterton birth certificate, Registers of Scotland, (Supplied by Susan Baker).